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Best Teen Poems

Below are the all-time best Teen poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of teen poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme



bloody wrists
I'm sitting on the floor
I'm crying so much more
trying to erase this pain
trying to forget your face
sitting here with the blade in my hand
running so...

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Categories: teen, abuse, boyfriend, bullying, depression,
Form: I do not know?
This Girl
This girl, she's crying inside,
But all everyone sees is smiles,
This girl, she's hurting inside,
She's lived like this for quite a while,
Always holding her pain inside,...

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Categories: life, people, sympathy, teen,
Form: Free verse
Hate
 
Do you hear my silent cries?
Or do you set me to the side?
For in my mind the black bird flies,
In the Darkness of my...

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Categories: depression, teen,
Form: Rhyme
Letting Go
Their lives begin, that special day
Your hardest job, is on the way.
Walking and pacing, all night long
Knowing that one day, they’ll be strong.

Watching them crawl,...

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Categories: family, life, teen, timeparents,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Lonely Dreams
I never knew following dreams could be this lonely,
But up on the hill, looking back, thank God I'm not the old me.
If the tears will...

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Categories: teen, christian, courage, cry, dream,
Form: Quatrain
Sweetest Love Note
One night a guy & a girl were
driving home from the movies. The
boy sensed there was
something wrong because of the painful
silence they shared between them
that...

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Categories: teen, black african american, death,
Form: Narrative
read this please
They hate you because your you
They make up lies and call it true
They're fake behind your back
Hoping someday that you'll crack.

They hate you because your...

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Categories: teen, betrayal, care, career, change,
Form: Bio
Granny Panty Annie, the Tranny
Lemme tell ya' about a
*ding-bat skit-zo 
bee-hotch* tranny
named Annie...

I met her one night 
under disco lights 
up at Candies

She was 
starin' at me
grittin' her teeth
aimin'...

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Categories: teen, adventure, black african american,
Form: Narrative
From a Hospital Bed
 FROM A HOSPITAL BED
Wordancer

Even if I’m dizzy with an aching head, 
I must not disturb the others in the beds
In this hospital ward where...

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Categories: teen, childhood, depression, family, children,
Form: Rhyme
The Best Mistake
You made the mistake and now,
your afraid to face this day. 

Your thoughts are racing through 
and through.

You wonder if your family looks at
you as...

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Categories: teen, caregiving, confusion, faith, family,
Form: Rhyme
Since First I Saw You
Since first I saw you, it was your eyes,
mesmerizing, your gaze transporting
me to a realm, not of fantasy, real,
where young men go when cupid’s
arrow takes...

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Categories: teen, beautiful, beauty, brother, daughter,
Form: Free verse
Daddy Please
Daddy will you hold me and
Tell me I’ll be okay?
Will you whisper in my ear
All the things you used to say

Will you squeeze me tight,
And...

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Categories: teen, angst, childhood, faith, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shades of Roses
All their peach faces have now bowed their heads,
Eighteen lovely roses cut from their beds.

In their wilt lies a sadness I have known
Of inferior complexities...

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Categories: teen, growth, memory, metaphor, ,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Plastic Flowers
Sitting so pretty in a vase
You lift your deceitful faces to the world.
I may arrange you how I wish
And I may rejoice that your thorns...

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Categories: society, teen,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shyness
I'm young with no identity,
A faceless boy, alone and shy.
To classmates, a nonentity;
My parents fret and wonder why.

I'm part of the unnoticed pack.
I step aside...

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Categories: teen, 12th grade, bullying, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Color Blind
My first crush seemed like a box of Crayons
Hot Magenta was tugging on her nylons

She dyed her hair like the Florida Sunrise
Her Cool And Crazy...

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Categories: romance, teen,
Form: Rhyme
Masked
What is this feeling
This feeling deep down in my soul
Eating away at me
Threatening to tear away my flesh
And unmask me as someone completely different
Than who...

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Categories: for teens, how i
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Breathe
Inhale: You touch me softly, then kisses me with delight.
Exhale:  It feels so good to me the spots you touch are just right.
Inhale: Should...

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Categories: teen, life, loss, lost love,
Form: I do not know?
My Rhyme
Roses are black.

Violets are dead.

Love is bitterly sweet.

Like a shot to the head.

They say love will kill you.

It will be the slowest form of suicide...

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Categories: teen
Form: I do not know?
The Lost Years
The photos stopped 
when you were 10 or 11.
Around that time, you started refusing to 
have your pictures taken.
A few candid shots are all I’ve...

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Categories: teen, family, father, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Sometime instead of Pink I like Red
Sometime instead of pink, I like Red 
Sometime instead of playing with children, 
I want to go on date 

Sometime instead of Fishes, I like...

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Categories: teen, boyfriend, change, feelings, girl,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Agapanthus
Agapanthus

Tall Agapanthus in the Nile you once grew,
A river flower of sapphire blue,
Bursting from your cozy pod
Smiling as you nod
On thin stems;
Hello
Summer’s gem
Blooms in warm...

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Categories: teen, blue, flower, garden, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Trust
God has a plan,
And it is out of my hands....

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Categories: teen, angel, beautiful, beauty, child,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Hypocritical Christian
I am the hypocritical Christian.
I say I follow Christ,
But I'm still consumed by my demons.
I go to church on Sunday,
But I refuse to invite someone...

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Categories: teen, beautiful, beauty, bible, care,
Form: Rhyme